• 18

Everyone says spay, spay. Well, when you have to pay over $800 for one dog, 8 months old, with no overnight stay, how are we supposed to do it? We both work, but $800 does not come cheap. We love our pet. We’d do anything for our pet. But these prices are out of sight. These vets need to be …

  • 26

When this thought first came to me, it seemed almost like blasphemy. Of course he is not an American. Does he love American people? Absolutely. Nor is he Chinese, Russian or any other nationality. Does he love those people as much? Without a doubt.

  • 2

Kelly Nichols did a great job of pointing out where drivers of farm equipment and drivers sharing the road could use some tips in a recently published article in The Frederick News-Post (‘Some fall harvest road safety tips,’ Aug. 12). I would like to add for farmers:

  • 1

Is strategic planning a relic of the past? Peter Samuel thinks so (“City’s 2030 plan ignoring constraints,” Aug. 14), but I know many successful leaders who would beg to differ.

  • 61

I am writing because I have been informed that Sheriff Chuck Jenkins and the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office are facing an audit by County Executive Jan Gardner and County Council, as well as a lawsuit filed by the Resources for Immigrant Support and Empowerment (RISE) Coalition of Western…

  • 38

When you call 911 in a life-and-death situation, you expect to be treated with empathy and care. And I am sure the majority of people who work with the county’s emergency services are kind and compassionate people.

  • 30

The two recent mass shootings, one in El Paso and one in Dayton, were horrific and yet not unexpected. According to the major news we have experienced 251 such incidents, this year. Mass shootings include incidents where at least four people are shot, excluding the shooter. The U.S. leads el…

  • 13

I am writing in response to the article written by Noah Smith regarding types of education. I applaud and totally agree with Noah and for the life of me, can’t figure out why the practice of vocational training in high schools was ever done away with! It saddens me to realize that common sen…

  • 56

I am writing today to voice my support for Sheriff Chuck Jenkins and his department. This devoted public servant was elected three times in our county.

  • 64

I am writing this letter in response to Kathleen Bonnette’s letter to the editor pleading for Republicans to get someone else to run against President Trump. I am asking you to stop listening to the rhetoric of the leftist, socialist politicians and fake news media that have been spreading s…

  • 11

I read with puzzlement the daily poll question in the Aug. 4 Frederick News-Post. The question referred to Rep. Cummings’ response to President Trump’s comments on Baltimore. The implication of the question is that Trump fired first. Not so. Cummings fired first when he commented on conditio…

  • 0

Yay for Frederick County’s use of solar energy — one of the energies of the future. It’s a win-win for everybody. Thank you for pursuing and absorbing that nice warm source of life.

  • 20

A driver with a car full of children is arrested for DUI and incarcerated; law enforcement separates the children from the driver. Someone is arrested for assault and taken to the police station; law enforcement separates the children from the arrestee. A group of adults and children enters …

  • 0

By its title alone, Mona Charen’s “So, you want Canadian health care?” (8/10) doubly misleads. Single-payer funding (now aka “Medicare for All”) originated not in the Great White North, but in postwar Britain. And it belongs not just to hockey players and lumberjacks, but to all advanced nations.

  • 6

I live very near one side of this project and work very near the other side. I pass the work site twice each workday. I can tell you that the information in the article was just a confirmation of what I have observed since this project started. Heavy equipment sits unmoved in the same spot f…

  • 38

I am thoroughly sick of people thinking the only way to solve their problems is to shoot up a bunch of other people who may or may not have anything to do with their problems.

  • 2

As a 35-year resident of Mountaindale Road, I am pretty concerned that after Dec. 1, it will be the only entrance to the Frederick City Watershed.

  • 0

Throughout my 92 years, I have been a member of several great nonprofit organizations, each of whose goal has been to make a difference in the lives of others, sharing and helping, just because we can.

  • 42

Sometimes the letters to the editor are so strange, so upsetting, and so truly bizarre that if you don’t laugh at them, you might just cry. Such is my reaction to Earl Wahlquist’s demented letter of Aug. 3. Our poor God: He gets credit/blame for a man put in the White House not by the people…

  • 5

The Aug. 8 headline on a supposed news story by the Associate Press reads “Trump seeks to link shooter to liberal politics.” As in the case of many earlier AP headlines and stories, this headline does not reflect the facts.

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A recent study in Preventive Medicine found that the gun homicide rate in the United States is 25 times that of other high-income countries. We don’t have higher rates of mental illness, and we don’t play more violent video games. What we do have more of in this country — a lot more of — is guns.

  • 0

On a quiet night, in a little, out-of-the-way corner in Frederick, was one of the best performances I’ve seen. The Other Voices Theater company put on its performance of “Young Frankenstein” under the direction of Susan Thornton. In these days of violence and negativity, it was wonderful to …

  • 13

The recent op-ed “What a moderate truly believes” by Gary Bennett was excellent, but it didn’t explain how we got into this partisan mess. I agree that more than half the populace falls into the moderate category, yet presidential elections consist mostly of name-calling and unrealistic prop…

  • 20

The county is going to audit the sheriff’s office concerning how much money is spent on the 287(g) program, which keeps lawbreaking illegals off our streets. It is a great first step. The county should also audit how much it cost the taxpayers to house, feed, give medical treatment, provide …

  • 6

If we really want safe schools, we should turn to guard dogs. Guns and officers may stop the carnage quickly, but guard dogs may stop things from happening in the first place.

  • 0

Thank you for the wonderful tribute to George Delaplaine. My husband, Terry, and I consider him a friend along with being one of the most interesting, knowledgeable, sincere, talented and accomplished people we know. He is kind, faith-filled, humble and generous. Your reporter Colin McGuire …

  • 5

Your Aug. 8 editorial, “We have no time to waste,” shows how biased your paper is. I’ll just quote one paragraph: “Words matter. President Donald Trump began his campaign four years ago by calling Mexican immigrants in the U.S. illegally ‘rapists and murderers.’” He did NOT call ALL Mexican …

  • 6

It is plain to see that Jan Gardner and the country government is going after the 287(g) program. If at first an outside audit doesn’t get you the results you want, then spend money on an internal audit that will give you the outcome that you want, mainly because you can control it.

  • 9

I see the county is auditing the sheriff’s department’s 287(g) program. No one wants county funds wasted, so I’m fine with making sure that’s the case.

  • 6

A fatal flaw in the city’s 2030 Strategic Plan process is its total neglect of constraints. The draft document’s list of goals, objectives and action items is a helter-skelter wish list of nice-to-have projects and programs that are supposed to form the basis for the realization of a so-call…

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